Archive for September, 2011

India Post Ties-up with MoneyGram International for Money Transfer Solutions

Comments Off | 09-30-2011

India Post, the largest distribution postal network in the world, and the MoneyGram International, the fastest growing global money transfer company joined hands today to offer convenient money transfer solutions to Indians. Shri Kapil Sibal, the Union Minister of Communications and Information Technology commenced the scheme by conducting a remittance transaction through the MoneyGram service

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Anand Sharma Chairs First Meeting of Government-Industry Task Force

Comments Off | 09-30-2011

The Union Minister of Commerce, Industry and Textiles, Shri Anand Sharma has announced that the Government has decided to remove limitations of compulsory lock-in-period, minimum build up area for FDI in the construction industry for old age homes and all educational institutions with immediate effect. “There is a huge deficit of educational infrastructure in the

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Ashwani Kumar to attend Science and Technology Conference at Kyoto

Comments Off | 09-30-2011

Dr. Ashwani Kumar, Minister of State for Planning, Science & Technology and Earth Sciences will be visiting Kyoto (Japan) to take part in an International Conference dedicated to the theme of ‘Science & Technology in the Service of Human kind’. The conference is being hosted by STS Forum; a major NGO supported by the Government

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Railways to march on the fourth generation development model: Dinesh Trivedi

Comments Off | 09-29-2011

The Union Railway Minister, Shri Dinesh Trivedi has called upon all the stakeholders concerned to work towards the growth and development of Indian Railway System with emphasis on modernization, safety, security, infrastructure development and passenger amenities. Shri Dinesh Trivedi was speaking at the International Rail Conference-2011 organised jointly by Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) in

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7th ADB/OECD Anti-Corruption initiative on Asia and the Pacific begins

Comments Off | 09-29-2011

The 7th Regional Conference of ADB/OECD Anti-Corruption initiative on Asia and the Pacific was inaugurated by the President of India Smt. Pratibha Devisingh Patil in New Delhi today.  The Conference is aimed at ‘building multi-disciplinary framework to combat corruption’.  In her remarks, the President said that The ADB-OECD Initiative on Anti Corruption, which now has

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On 7th Formation Day, NDMA Reaffirms ITS Commitment to make India Disaster Resilient

Comments Off | 09-29-2011

To reaffirm its commitment to make India Disaster Resilient, the National Disaster Management Authority observed its 7th Formation Day at NDMA Bhawan in New Delhi today. On 28th September 2005, the foundation was laid for centre-staging the disaster management into the governance of the country. Disaster Management concerns are institutionalized in the developmental process and

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About 15000 kms Completed & About 10000 kms under Construction under National Highway Development Progeramme

Comments Off | 09-28-2011

The National Highways Development Programme (NHDP) envisages six-laning of 6,500 kms, four laning of 24,700 kms and upgradaing of 20,000 kms of National Highways, besides development of 1,000 km of expressways. Under this programme, a length of about 15,000 km has already been completed and about 10,000 km is under construction. Over the next three

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BHEL Pays all-time high equity dividend of 311.5 percent for fiscal 2010-11

Comments Off | 09-28-2011

With a final dividend payout of 179%, Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has paid an equity dividend of 311.5% for fiscal 2010-11, as against 233% paid in the year before. This includes an interim dividend of 133% paid earlier. At Rs.15,248 Million, this is the highest-ever dividend paid by the company so far.
With this, the

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IRCS to Get benefits under Income Tax Act

Comments Off | 09-28-2011

The Union Health Minister and Chairman of Indian Red Cross Society and St John Ambulance (India), Shri Ghulam Nabi Azad today presided over the General Body meeting of the two organizations on behalf of the President of India Smt. Pratibha Devisingh Patil. Over 350 members of the General Body including Governors of the States of

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Mallikarjun Kharge Exhorts G 20 Labour Ministers to Pursue A Job Rich Growth Policy

Comments Off | 09-28-2011

Union Minister of Labour & Employment Shri Mallikarjun Kharge has emphasized that employment should be at the heart of all growth strategies for a sustainable recovery from the recession. He was addressing the G 20 Labour Ministers Conference at Paris today. The Conference is being attended by Labour & Employment Ministers from all the G

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